Monday, July 26

pegasus

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, cárcel, Julian Assange, Noticias, pegasus, Presidente de México, Tendencias, WikiLeaks

President of Mexico calls for Julian Assange to be released | Digital Trends Spanish

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, president of Mexico, called for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be released as he is "unjustly in jail." The president affirmed that the Australian activist, who is being held in London's Belmarsh prison awaiting extradition to the United States, is treated "viciously" for revealing cases of espionage, similar to those that have recently become known with the Pegasus software. López Obrador referred to Assange when speaking about the espionage cases in Mexico, in particular the international investigation that showed that the Government of Enrique Peña Nieto used a mechanism to try to infect about 15,000 cell phones with this same software. This espionage would have even affected the close environment of the president, since 50 people, including family m...
Malware, NSO Group, pegasus, software espía, Telefonía celular, Tendencias

This tool identifies spy phones with Pegasus | Digital Trends Spanish

With the disclosure of spying on the phones of journalists and executives by the NSO Group, many people will be wondering how to know if their phone has been tapped. For all of them, researchers from International Amnesty They launched a tool that lets you know if a phone has traces of Pegasus, the spyware. The tool is called Mobile Verification Toolkit (MVT) and scans Android or iOS devices for the footprints left by Pegasus on the smartphones that have been intervened. The tool is open source, it is available on GitHub and what it does is check the record that is left on the phone, to see if Pegasus went through there or not. Once the scanning process is complete, the software connects to an Amnesty server for comparison against a previous database. Among other data, what they are ...
Edward Snowden, Noticias, NSO, pegasus, Tendencias

Snowden: the spyware market should be banned | Digital Trends Spanish

Edward Snowden has spoken out regarding Pegasus spyware surveillance of journalists and persons of concern. In an interview with The Guardian, the former US intelligence agent believes that the surveillance software market should be banned by governments. "This is an industry that shouldn't exist," believes Snowden. “And if something is not done to stop the sale of this type of technology, soon there will no longer be 50,000 victims of surveillance. It's going to be 50 million, and it's going to happen much faster than we expect ”. In Snowden's view, one of the factors that facilitates remote surveillance through software like Pegasus is that all phones work the same no matter where in the world they are. “When we talk about an iPhone,” says Snowden, “we are talking about computers ...